Wingate/Roberts Team repeats win in 31st annual Rotary Golf Classic

The team of Jon Wingate and Chad Roberts won the 31st Annual Rotary Golf Classic 2 years in a row. The victory this year came with a sudden death playoff win on the first extra hole. The team of Carter Mobley and Justin Thompson matched them with a 2-day total of 117 (27 under par) forcing the playoff. “The tournament’s […]

EBA starts season strong

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartan Varsity Football Team opened its season with a 34-18 win over Glascock County Friday night at Rogers Field. The Spartans answered a Glascock County touchdown with one of their own with a 4- yard touchdown pass from Grant Mobley to Brayden Tindell. In the third quarter, the Spartans scored on a 4-yard run from Mobley. […]

Burke County Bears improve to 2-0

The Bears traveled to Statesboro on Saturday to face off against Effingham County under the lights at the Georgia Southern football stadium. Coming off a big win on week one, the Bears looked to stay undefeated on the season. Effingham County, however, was playing with a different chip on their shoulder. They were 0-1 going into this game having been […]

Lady Bears volleyball on a roll

Head coach David Skinner and the Burke County volleyball team continue to play well this season. The Lady Bears went 3-1 this past week as they played against some tough competition in two tournaments. The first set of games was played on the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School campus as the Burke faced off against Washington County and the […]

Lady Bears pitcher shows out against her former team

The Lady Bears went 1-1 last week as they stomped Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics on Tuesday, and fell to Lakeside on Thursday. The game against GSIC was one right out of a storybook as the Lady Bears starting pitcher was able to dominate against her former school. After all was said and done, the Lady Bears won […]

Keysville man plays umpire in new movie

Keysville-native Lorenzo Williams plays an umpire in “The Hill,” a movie based on the life of baseball player Rickey Hill. In real life, Rickey Hill’s journey to the major leagues is an inspiring story about faith and perseverance. He was successfully signed on with the Montreal Expos in 1975, despite a degenerative spinal disease that required him to wear braces […]

The Bears outlast the Bulldogs

The Burke County Bears started off their season in grand fashion, welcoming Thomson into the Bear Den to extend a rivalry that has been around since the mid-1900s. Burke County looked good in their scrimmage against Lucy Laney, but they weren’t as tough of a challenge as Thomson was going to be. The Bulldogs are defending state champs; they are […]

Lady Bears beat the Lady Panthers

The BCHS Lady Bears softball team went 1-2 last week, suffering tough losses to Meter High School and Jefferson County and claiming revenge on Portal High School from a tournament loss earlier this season. The Lady Bears ousted Portal, winning 6-2. Portal managed to score first on a single in the top of the first, but Paige Sullivan was able […]

BC volleyball roles over Washington Wilkes

The Burke County Lady Bears volleyball team picks up where it left off last season and continue to play strongly. Their match against the Lady Tigers was quickly won 2-0 with the first set being won 25-0 and the second being won 25-11. Standout players Aliyah Walden, Glorianha Roberson, Tre’yonna Jones, and Nazari Walker played the entire time while younger […]

Mangieri Goes Back to Back

The Waynesboro Country Club held its Men’s Club Championship on August 12th & 13th. Paul Mangieri shot 65-70, 2-day total of 135 (9 under par). He was also last year’s Champion. John Keller finished second and Chet Dye third. The Senior Championship was won by Wade Marchman with a 2-day total of 145. Gene Scott took the Super Senior Championship […]

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